By Nik Bonovich, Capitol Weekly
A quarter-century ago President George H. W. Bush was the last Republican to win California. It was 1988 and California Republican’s had the Governor’s office, one U.S. Senate seat, a number of statewide constitutional offices, and produced arguably the most revered GOP President of the 20th Century, Ronald Reagan. Democrats dominated the Legislature and Congressional delegation, but if anything California had a red hue.
But a great deal has changed and the electoral map now tells a different tale. Continue reading